Blue Ribbon Appetizer Recipes American


Italian Shrimp and Scallop Salad

By Lillian Russo
This is a light, fresh tasting salad. It's a garlic and seafood lovers dream! I created...

Healthy Lentil Salad

By Marti Green
This is a very wonderful tasty salad. You can serve it plain or on a bed...

Baked Crab Popper Delights

By Diana Hohman
I had fun tweaking this recipe for an Autumn Tea my club had. I love crab...

St. John's Dip

By Paige Nicholas
My mother taught me to make this dish when I was ten, around 1971. It's easy...

Veggie Cream Cheese Roll-Ups

By Donna Baker
My best friend made these for me. LOVE THEM. Easy, bite-size, and good for parties. Good...

Cilantro Lime Seafood Salad (In An Avocado Boat)

By Lisa 'Gayle' Goff
I took this to our monthly ladies luncheon and it was a hit with the ladies...

Mushroom caps made famous by Grandma

By Samantha Jacobs
These are a HUGE hit in my house. On christmas eve my family does a buffet...

Mama's Deviled Eggs

By Eva Marion
This recipe is one my mom taught me years ago. Not your standard deviled eggs...

Phyllo Fruit Tarts

By Natalie Loop
I recently hosted a small gathering with a few women. I thought the women would enjoy...

Skinny Pimento Cheese

By Phyllis Gesch
So delicious, you'll never want store-bought pimento cheese again!

Brother Ron's Fresh Marinated Summer Salsa

By Valeree Dunbar
While visiting our relatives, our brother-in-law had us try this wonderful fresh salsa he made using...

Pastina Stuffed Tomatoes

By Christine Cuneo
I make this dish often - my family really likes it. Besides being flavorful, the tomatoes...

Best Darn Chicken Tenders

By Cassie *
Love these chicken tenders. I've made many tender recipes, but this is my favorite... flavorful, tender...

Grilled Pineapple and Bacon Blue Cheese Bruschetta

By Linda Dalton
This is a variation of a tasty little appetizer I entered in a recipe contest not...

Brie Brunch Biscuits (Two Ways)

By Tere Gill
These are my "special" biscuits for special occasions. They're buttery, flaky biscuits, filled with melted Brie...

Colored Deviled Eggs

By Kitchen Crew
Easter is the perfect time to make these adorable colored deviled eggs. As if deviled eggs...

Cheese Krispies

By Lucy Tartan
These are very similar to the cheese biscuits that a dear friend used to always make...

Sun Dried Tomato and Gruyere Cheese Puffs

By Kristy K.
These are so savory and delicious!

Maryland Style Crab Cakes

By Judy Sprague
I LOVE crab cakes. This recipe is very good.

Coconut Beer Shrimp With Sweet and Tangy Sauce

By Leah Stacey
There isn't much to be said about this coconut beer shrimp with sweet and tangy sauce...

Stuffed Tomatoes

By Judy Sprague
I love the taste of this! It is a very easy side dish to make a...

Spinach Spectacular

By Polly Anna
A spinach dip that’s great served hot or cold! Here’s a dish that’s easy...
17 Quick and Easy Lunch Recipes

17 Quick and Easy Lunch Recipes


Looking for lunch ideas? Bored of the same old, same old? We’re here for you. These 17 quick and easy lunch recipes are filling enough to get you through to dinner (and not one is a green salad). If you want something hot or cold, healthy or indulgent, there’s a recipe for you.

10 Ice Cream Sandwiches to Beat the Summer Heat

10 Ice Cream Sandwiches to Beat the Summer Heat


One of the summer staples is hearing the sound of the ice cream truck roaming the neighborhood and ice cream sandwiches are always on the menu. Vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate cookies they are a classic summer treat. These days, ice cream sandwiches have gotten a makeover and you don’t need the ice […]

Fresh Corn Recipes That Make Tasty Side Dishes

Fresh Corn Recipes That Make Tasty Side Dishes


We’re not all lucky enough to have fields to grow fresh corn, but thankfully it’s abundant at the market. And while zucchini is one of the most popular summer veggies (even though it’s technically a fruit), I really think corn on the cob ranks at the top. I look forward to enjoying it each summer. […]